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OC Real Estate Legal Information Update California Court of Appeal Has Held That the Listing Agent in a Home Sale Transaction Owed a Fiduciary Duty to the Buyer  In Horiike v. Coldwell Banker, et. al., the California Court of Appeal (2nd appellate district, division 5) held that where a listing ...
08/05/2015
Orange County CA median selling prices were up to $629,500 for June 2015, which is the post-recession high. Buyer confidence, rising employment, rising rents, tight supply of homes, low mortgage rates, improved economy and low unemployment, helped jack up sales and prices to highest point since ...
07/22/2015
CA Property Tax Reassessment can be avoided when it's possible according to the law - when Transferring Between Parent and Child. CA Property Tax Reassessment can be avoided when transferring property and title between parent and child. There are ways of avoiding CA property tax reassessments tha...
06/16/2015
Turtle Rock Highlands at Irvine Irvine CA is the giant at Orange County CA for home sales. Irvine continues growing and has population of about 240,000 people – is an America’s safest city, has some of the best schools anywhere, and is tops in job opportunities. Irvine homeowners and buyers cont...
06/01/2015
True Home Buyer Opportunity is Revealed even more clearly with price reduction at 18 Parliament Place, Ladera Ranch CA         See virtual tour video here … List Price Reduction to $799K shows real value for buyers. By Harrison K. Long – Realtor and broker associate, Evergreen Realty HomeSmart – ...
05/16/2015
Why it’s important that homeowners in CA be careful with solar panel lease situations and know the facts before making decisions – (Part One) What’s the possible benefit of leasing solar panels for your home? One way for a homeowner to obtain the benefit of solar panels is to lease the panels, r...
05/11/2015
Some homeowners associations in California have disputed whether a homeowner can violate its rules and rent out their homes on a short term basis.An HOA adopted a rule that homeowners who rented out their homes could not do so for periods of less than seven days and imposed an annual fee on owner...
05/05/2015
Whether you own your home with a spouse, significant other, family member, a friend or by yourself, you need to arrange for financial cushion to replace the loss of income when a co-borrower on the loan passes away.What happens to the mortgage if a borrower on title dies?  Do you have to get a ne...
04/28/2015
Benefits of Your Home Energy Audit Before you improve your home for possible energy savings, get a legitimate home energy audit by a qualified professional who will tell you how your home is performing based on current building codes and science. You won’t need an auditor to tell you to turn off ...
03/20/2015
Turtle Rock Irvine home selling is on the March once again. Turtle Rock village at Irvine CA has about 3,500 homes and is one of the most sought after areas for residential living and investment at Orange County. Turtle Rock homeowners and sellers have high expectations and significant confidence...
03/06/2015
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